In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of land, property)(company) promotora inmobiliaria feminine(person) promotor inmobiliario masculine Latin America(person) promotora inmobiliaria feminine Latin America(person) desarrollador inmobiliario masculine Latin America(person) desarrolladora inmobiliaria feminine Latin America
- In a darkroom floating in a bath of developer an image slowly materializes.
- The recipe for paper is almost a double-strength version of my film developer.
- It is used in cosmetics and photography as a black and white developer, among other industrial applications.
- The developer is heavily diluted in order to slow the process down and allow better control.
- The print may need to stay in the second developer for as long as two or three minutes.
3Psychologya slow/late developer — un individuo de desarrollo lento/tardío
- I was a late developer — me espabilé tarde
- She had been a slow developer and had pretty much been considered the ugly duckling for most of her life.
- A relatively late developer, he epitomises the thin line between success and failure.
- His father, Ramu, says Prasad was recognised to be a slow developer only when the boy was about five years old.
- Jonathan Simpson, defending, said that his client had been a slow developer as a child and was very immature at the time of the offence.
- They are often late developers, live by their own rules and can be utterly selfish.
- It was not as if he was a slow developer, in fact he was 6ft tall and extremely muscular.
- Young people often become anxious or worried if they think they are early or late developers.
- This is one late developer who doesn't intend to be remembered - or forgotten - for once finishing second.
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